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Kāpiti residents get behind the handle bars

Wednesday, 10 February 2016, 10:54 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

A resurgence in cycling was celebrated by Kāpiti bike riders today with a free breakfast for the annual Go by Bike Day. More >>

Thousands head to Waitangi Day commemorations

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 2:22 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

About 2-3 thousand people joined in the Waitangi Day commemorations at Whakarongotai Marae in Waikanae on Saturday. More >>

Maclean Park duck pond temporarily closed

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 9:47 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

The duck pond in Maclean Park was drained and taped-off over the weekend after an oily substance appeared in the water. More >>

Funding Approved for Three Iconic Kāpiti Events

Thursday, 4 February 2016, 5:00 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Council has approved one-off funding for three significant events to be held in Kāpiti this year. The grants were approved today by the Environment and Community Development Committee. The recipients were the Ōtaki Kite Festival , which got $8,000 ... More >>

Waitangi Day Heritage Bus Tour

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 3:24 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

A free bus tour to Waikanae sites of historical significance will be led by local iwi Te Āti Awa as part of the Waitangi Day event they are co-hosting with Kāpiti Coast District Council on Saturday, February 6. More >>

Council reviews options on slip-prone Ōtaki Gorge

Wednesday, 27 January 2016, 2:40 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

The Kāpiti Coast District Council is working with consultants on viable long-term options to restore public access to the popular Ōtaki Forks area which was closed just before Christmas because of the danger of a major slip. More >>

Week beginning 26/1: Paekakariki Hill road closed

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 10:30 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Paekākāriki Hill Road is closed until further notice following a slip overnight. A fallen tree and slip material is blocking the road near Battle Hill. Porirua City Council is leading the clean-up effort and has put warning signs and traffic management ... More >>

Join In This Year’s Waitangi Day Commemorations

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 3:16 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Waitangi Day 2016 commemorations, hosted by local iwi Te Ātiawa ki Whakarongotai in partnership with council, will give people the opportunity to reflect on what it means to be a New Zealander - past, present and future. More >>

The Week in Kapiti

Monday, 11 January 2016, 3:12 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

This is the last week to take part in Kāpiti Coast District Libraries Waitangi Spoon Portrait challenge. More >>

Ōtaki Gorge Road to stay closed over holidays

Tuesday, 22 December 2015, 1:02 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

Ōtaki Gorge Road, 13 kilometers inland from SH1, will remain closed over the Christmas holidays at least as concerns mount about the stability of the hillside at a historically unstable area locally know as Blue Bluff. More >>

Coastlands Aquatic Centre a winner

Monday, 23 November 2015, 3:27 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

The pool has been awarded this year’s New Zealand Recreation Association (NZRA) Outstanding Pool Award. The award recognises the excellence, innovation and effectiveness of pools throughout New Zealand. More >>

White Ribbon affirms Kāpiti commitment to Non-Violence

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 11:19 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

White Ribbon Charitable Trust National Chair Ric Odom says he’s looking forward to working with Council on this year’s White Ribbon anti-violence campaign. More >>

Heavy Rain Eases in Kapiti

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 12:43 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

The heavy rain has eased. It is likely that river levels in Kāpiti have peaked and will fall over the afternoon. We have not seen any significant impacts from the king tide. People are still advised to stay away from rivers (including rivermouths) ... More >>

Heavy rain causes surface flooding in Kapiti

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 10:47 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Council is getting reports of widespread surface flooding across the district due to the heavy rain. More >>

Kāpiti loses Mayoress Vicki Church

Friday, 9 October 2015, 11:16 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

It is with great sadness that Acting Mayor Mike Cardiff has announced the death of the Mayoress More >>

Waikanae takes out New Zealand’s most beautiful town

Monday, 24 August 2015, 4:17 pm | Kapiti Coast District Council

It’s official - Waikanae is New Zealand’s most beautiful large town. Waikanae is the winner of this year’s ‘Beautiful Towns and Cities Award – Most Beautiful Large Town 5,000 to 20,000’, which is part of the Keep NZ Beautiful awards programme. ... More >>

Council submits bid for ultra-fast broadband in Kāpiti

Friday, 24 July 2015, 11:48 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Council has submitted its bid to the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment for the second stage of the government’s ultra-fast broadband rollout. More >>

Kāpiti Coast District Council welcomes legislation

Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 9:31 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Kāpiti Coast District Council welcomes legislation Kāpiti Coast District Council is pleased that legislation to fix an anomaly in rules around setting speed limits was today introduced to Parliament. The legislation is a result of concerns the council ... More >>

Joint Councillor Statement on KCDC CE Reemployment

Thursday, 21 May 2015, 11:58 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

In a joint statement, Crs David Scott, Jackie Elliott and ...... Would like to reassure the Kapiti public that we played no part whatsoever in the re employment of KCDC Chief Executive Pat Dougherty as CE of KCDC for a further five years. > > We dispute ... More >>

Council coordinates huge clean up after flood

Monday, 18 May 2015, 10:03 am | Kapiti Coast District Council

Council coordinates huge clean up after flood The rain may have stopped but the clean-up work in the wake of flooding in Kāpiti has continued over the weekend. More >>

 

 

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